December 21, 2013

First-in-man implantation of CARMAT’s bioprosthetic artificial heart

CARMAT, the designer and developer of the world’s most advanced total artificial heart project, providing an alternative for people suffering from end-stage heart failure, announces the first implantation of its artificial heart, as part of its feasibility study and in accordance with the approvals granted by the ANSM (Agence nationale de securite du medicament et des produits de sante, the French health authority) and the Comite de Protection des Personnes (ethics committee).

The procedure was performed on December 18, 2013 by the Georges Pompidou European Hospital team in Paris (France) – a world first.